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Google Employees Quit To Protest New AI Military Project Citing Ethical Concerns

6 days ago   |   By Inquisitr

For some Google employees, there was a line that was crossed when their company forged ahead with a controversial new project in alliance with the U.S. government. Dubbed “Project Maven,” the work entails classifying objects and people from drone footage using artificial intelligence and machine learning. This potentially powerful and dangerous tool could be used to launch drone attacks on specific people or objects without the oversight of a single human being, reported Gizmodo .
In addition to concerns over “drone warfare,” some employees believe that the project violates trust with the...
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